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Sheffield Secures Major Investment In Medical Research Training Programme 

The University of Sheffield secured a share of £79 million to train the next generation of medical researchers to help tackle major healthcare problems in the North of England and around the world.

The University of Sheffield has been awarded a share of £79 million to train the next generation of researchers to tackle major health problems facing people in the North of England and around the world.

The Discovery Medicine North (DiMeN) partnership builds on strong and longstanding collaborative links with the Universities of Sheffield, Newcastle, Liverpool and Leeds, and now also includes the University of York.

This new Medical Research Council (MRC) investment will provide novel research and training opportunities across healthcare priority areas, including infectious disease, antibiotic resistance, cancer, and diseases of ageing.

The partnership will recruit 120 PhD students over the next three years, supporting talented scientists of the future and collaborative research projects across the North of England. Each University is providing generous matched funding to enable this investment and the partnership will generate exciting opportunities to work with industry partners for patient benefit.


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